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[image]Capturing Young Hearts and Minds
It's important to be able to lean on a friend, especially when preparing for a scientific adventure! Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Capturing Young Hearts and Minds
Another group tackles the Aeronautics Memory Game in a classroom festooned with aeronautics images and models. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]They're Not Permanent, Mom
Young visitors to the NASA aeronautics exhibit at the Joint Services Open House and Air Show in May near Washington, D.C., display their new body art. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Capturing Young Hearts and Minds
All lined up and ready to launch! Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Test Pilot Talk
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center test pilot Jim Less talks with visitors at the Joint Services Open House in May near Washington, D.C. NASA aeronautics was at the air show to educate visitors about NASA's work to improve our nation's air transportation system. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Build the Future, Part 3
Almost there. Now NASA staffer Tony Springer joins in to help answer that age-old question "Now where does this one last piece go?" Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Bricks in Space
A display case in the NASA exhibit featured a bag of LEGO pieces that flew into space aboard STS-133. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Capturing Young Hearts and Minds
Lots of open space, plastic film canisters, Alka-Seltzer tablets and safety goggles are the key ingredients for a popular experiment during NASA aeronautics' week-long visit to a local school. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]AMELIA Climbs High
This computer rendering shows AMELIA (Advanced Model for Extreme Lift and Improved Aeroacoustics), a possible future hybrid wing body-type subsonic vehicle with short takeoff and landing capabilities. Produced through a three-year NASA Research Announcement grant with the California Polytechnic State Institute, AMELIA's ability for steeper ascents and descents could reduce community noise levels on takeoff and landing...
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[image]Bright Minds, Right Ideas
Professor Mark Drela (center), chief engineer of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology aircraft design team, helps undergraduate students Nina Siu (left) and Mike Lieu (right) position a model of the D8 "double bubble" in a wind tunnel at MIT. The team, which includes Aurora Flight Sciences and Pratt & Whitney, designed the concept for NASA to conserve fuel, reduce emissions and reduce noise. Image credit: NASA/MIT
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[image]Capturing Young Hearts and Minds
This is the best part. Our young scientists react to the model rocket launching high into the air above. How many of you have a similar memory? Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Business as Usual? Not. - NASA
The Silent Efficient Low Emissions Commercial Transport, or SELECT, future aircraft design comes from the research team led by Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation. Deceptively conventional-looking, the concept features advanced lightweight ceramic composite materials and nanotechnology and shape memory alloys. In addition to being energy efficient and environmentally friendly, the SELECT improves the capacity of the future air transportation system because it can be used at smaller airports and...
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[image]Inspiring the Next Generation
Mike Thomson, pilot and deputy director of flight operation at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, talks with one of the many young people who visited the NASA booth at the Joint Services Open House in May. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Teamwork in the Air
Sights like the Thunderbirds streaking across the sky at the Joint Services Open House in Washington, D.C., remind visitors of the incredible results that come from hard work by a team of dedicated professionals. NASA aeronautics researchers work just as hard to improve the U.S. air transportation system. Image credit: NASA/Lillian Gipson
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[image]Build the Future, Part 2
Annika Vargas, another BrickFair attendee, becomes the newest member of the X-48B "build team" as she watches Taylor's progress. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]A Pilot and His Plane
NASA research test pilot Jim Less with the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft, which is used in support of aeronautics research activities at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in California. They were at the Joint Services Open House Air Show near Washington, D.C., in May. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]High-Flying Companions
(left) Mike Thomson, deputy director of flight operations at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, and (right) Jim Less, NASA research pilot, with their F/A-18 Hornet. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Green Supersonic Machine - NASA
This future aircraft design concept for supersonic flight over land comes from the team led by the Lockheed Martin Corporation. The team used simulation tools to show it was possible to achieve over-land flight by dramatically lowering the level of sonic booms through the use of an ''inverted-V'' engine-under wing configuration. Other revolutionary technologies help achieve range, payload and environmental goals...
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[image]The Double Bubble D8
One of the advanced design concepts – the D8 or "double bubble" – is now a subscale model being tested in a wind tunnel at MIT. The design, developed for NASA by a team led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has a very wide fuselage to provide extra lift, low-swept wings to reduce drag and weight, and engines sitting above the fuselage and aft of the wings to block some noise from reaching the ground...
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[image]The Real Thing
NASA exhibit staffer Jim Schultz displays a cross-section of a space shuttle main landing gear tire to visitors. By the way, if you're a museum or educational organization you might be eligible to get a shuttle tire on loan through NASA's Artifacts Program. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Informing the Now Generation
NASA's Tony Springer (left) talks with visitors to the Joint Services Open House about the many contributions to aviation safety and efficiency that NASA has made over the decades. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Design Faces the Future
This aircraft design faces the future head-on. Designed for NASA by a team led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the model in this MIT wind tunnel has a very wide fuselage for extra lift, low-swept wings for reduced drag and weight, and engines above the fuselage for noise shielding. Credit: NASA/MIT
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[image]Capturing Young Hearts and Minds
And the interaction begins! NASA's Jenay Leach (left) and Tony Springer (right, seated on table) begin engaging students on everything from airplane design and parts of an airplane to measuring wind direction and identifying causes of friction. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Boxed-Wing Reduces Drag
This artist's concept shows a possible future subsonic aircraft using a boxed- or joined-wing configuration to reduce drag and increase fuel efficiency. This design of an aircraft that could enter service in the 2020 timeframe is one of a number of designs being explored by NASA with teams of researchers from industry and universities. › Read More Image credit: NASA/Lockheed Martin
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[image]Sky High
Aerial acrobatic planes dot the sky during the Joint Services Open House, where NASA aeronautics showcased its work in aviation to the visiting public. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Wide-Angle View
The tarmac at Joint Base Andrews is crowded with visitors and vehicles during the Joint Services Open House in May near Washington, D.C. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Down to Earth Future Aircraft - NASA
The Subsonic Ultra Green Aircraft Research, or SUGAR, Volt future aircraft design comes from the research team led by The Boeing Company. The Volt is a twin-engine concept with a hybrid propulsion system that combines gas turbine and battery technology, a tube-shaped body and a truss-braced wing mounted to the top of the aircraft. This aircraft is designed to fly at Mach 0.79 carrying 154 passengers 3,500 nautical miles...
Keywords: What -- Earth
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[image]A Select Few - NASA
Coming up with a solution to meet a variety of challenges often requires starting with many and narrowing it down to just a few. This image illustrates the kind of process that teams of industry and academia researchers used to come up with their select design concepts to meet environmental and performance goals set by NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate for commercial aircraft that could be flying in 20 to 25 years...
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[image]NASA, Brick by Brick
The NASA "meatball" takes shape brick by brick thanks to hundreds of pieces of LEGO®. The insignia was on display in the NASA exhibit at BrickFair 2011 near Washington, DC – an annual gathering of thousands of LEGO fans of all ages. The 2011 theme was "NASA," which inspired many future (and current) design-and-builders to build aeronautics- or space-themed "MOC's" (My Own Creation). Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Capturing Young Hearts and Minds
A group of students attempts to find matching pairs of pictures of models that NASA used to test improvements for aircraft and spacecraft designs. You can play the Aeronautics Memory Game, too! Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]The Right Stuff
A space shuttle launch and re-entry suit, and non-LEGO models of the Mars airplane and SOFIA, were on display to visitors. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Capturing Young Hearts and Minds
It's time to move outside for the "funnest stuff" according to this young scientist who's ready for the film canister launch experiment. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]NASA's Right Stuff
NASA research pilot Jim Less describes a recent mission to a visitor during the Joint Services Open House and Air Show in the Washington, D.C. area in May. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Future Subsonic Aircraft
Designed for efficiency, the D8 has a very wide fuselage to provide extra lift and low-swept wings to reduce drag and weight. A team led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed this future subsonic aircraft concept for NASA and a subscale model is now being tested in an MIT wind tunnel. Credit: NASA/MIT
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[image]Small but Mighty - NASA
This future aircraft design concept comes from the research team led by GE Aviation. Much lighter and more aerodynamic than current aircraft with the same capacity, the 20-passenger aircraft would reduce fuel consumption and noise and enable business jet-like travel between more than 1,300 airports. It features ultra-quiet turboprop engines, virtual reality windows and is designed to fly at Mach 0.55 for 800 nautical miles...
Downloads: 38
[image]Build the Future, Part 4
Success! Taylor displays the completed X-48B blended wing body model. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Imagination Fascination, Alive and Well
A new subject has taken over the blackboard at an Alexandria, Va., school on the first day of NASA aeronautics' week-long visit early in the spring of 2011. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Bigger is Better - NASA
The Hybrid Wing Body H-Series future aircraft design concept comes from the research team led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This design is suitable for intercontinental flights and larger passenger loads similar to a Boeing 777. It features embedded engines using variable area nozzles with thrust vectoring, noise shielding thanks to the fuselage and other technologies, and advanced onboard vehicle health monitoring systems...
Keywords: Where -- Massachusetts
Downloads: 50
[image]The Double Bubble D8 - NASA
The ''double bubble'' D8 Series future aircraft design concept comes from the research team led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Based on a modified tube and wing with a very wide fuselage to provide extra lift, its low sweep wing reduces drag and weight; the embedded engines sit aft of the wings. The D8 series aircraft would be used for domestic flights and is designed to fly at Mach 0.74 carrying 180 passengers 3,000 nautical miles in a coach cabin roomier than that of a Boeing 73...
Keywords: Where -- Massachusetts
Downloads: 72
[image]Featured, The X-48
Each BrickFair features a special kit designed for the event. This year's kit was the X-48B, a possible future aircraft that could significantly reduce noise, emissions and fuel use. See how this kit came together in gallery photos 7 – 10. › Learn more about the X-48 Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]An Iconic Idea - NASA
The ''Icon-II'' future aircraft design concept for supersonic flight over land comes from the team led by The Boeing Company. A design that achieves fuel burn reduction and airport noise goals, it also achieves large reductions in sonic boom noise levels that will meet the target level required to make supersonic flight over land possible. This supersonic cruise concept is among the designs presented in April 2010 to the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate for its NASA Research Announc...
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[image]Capturing Young Hearts and Minds
Jenay Leach (left), a NASA Einstein Fellow, begins to lead students through the main ideas about the science of flight that they'll discover during "It's Not Rocket Science … or Is It?" week at an Alexandria, Va., school. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]The Right Fit
A visitor tries on layers from a glove worn by astronauts during extravehicular activities (EVAs). Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
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[image]Build the Future, Part 1
BrickFair attendee and volunteer Taylor DeSell sees what lies in front of him as he begins assembling the X-48 kit. Image credit: NASA/Maria Werries
Downloads: 4
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